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Blue satin ground on which is a design of flowers, leaves, a pomegranate and ribbon, woven with gold and silver thread, and pink and green silk.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, 17th century


Overall: 46.4 x 19 cm (18 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

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Silk with silver-colored metallic thread wrapped on white silk core brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts